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Maple Apple Grilled Cheese

Save the day with this sweet and savory sandwich
Maple apple grilled cheese

Courtesy of McCormick

Apples, sharp cheddar cheese, maple syrup and bacon star in this perfectly sweet and savory spin on a traditional grilled cheese. 

Courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
18 m
10 m
(prepare time)
8 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1/4 Cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick® Apple Pie Spice
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 slices sharp Cheddar cheese , 1-ounce slices
  • 1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and cut into 16 thin slices
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, coarsely chopped


Mix maple syrup and apple pie spice.

Set aside.

Butter 1 side of each of the bread slices.

Layer 2 slices of cheese and 4 slices of apple on each of 4 bread slices with buttered side down.

Sprinkle with chopped bacon then drizzle with maple syrup mixture.

Top with remaining bread slices with buttered side up.

Place sandwiches in large skillet or griddle on medium-low heat.

Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is browned and cheese is melted.

Cook in batches if necessary.